CAPA Elects New Board Member
Sept. 24, 2013—The Certified Automotive Parts Association (CAPA) recently named Ben Kelley of the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) to CAPA’s board of directors.
Kelley has worked in the field of injury control for more than 40 years as an educator, researcher, author, policy expert and historian. A former official of the U.S. Department of Transportation, he was a principal architect of the world-renowned vehicle safety research and communications program of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, where he served as a senior vice president for 15 years.
Kelley has frequently offered Congressional and public testimony concerning injury prevention. Presently, he divides his time between teaching, consulting and writing about injury prevention.
“Ben brings an extraordinary amount of consumer knowledge and safety expertise to CAPA’s board. We are excited to have him join CAPA’s efforts as we enter our second quarter century of protecting both the market and consumers from poor quality parts,” said Jack Gillis, CAPA’s executive director.